Sunday, August 24, 2014
The production value of Taiwan's manufacturing sector for the second quarter rose almost 5 percent from a year earlier on the back of an economic recovery at home and abroad, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., and MediaTek Inc. ranked as the three largest research and development spenders among the manufacturers listed on Taiwan's main board and the over-the-counter (OTC) market in the second quarter of his year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
The University of Southern California (USC) has become the latest institution to enter into the Spotlight Taiwan cooperation program with the Taiwan Academy, Los Angeles to jointly promote Taiwanese culture in the U.S. city, an official said Thursday.
Taiwan's industrial production is expected to post year-on-year growth in July as the global economy is on the road to recovery, boosting demand, in particular for electronics products, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
As graduates flooded into the job market, the unemployment rate in July climbed 0.1 percentage points from last month to reach 4.02 percent, according to a report released by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS, 主計處) yesterday.
A real estate industry magazine yesterday announced that the total value of newly constructed homes throughout Northern Taiwan may reach NT$400 billion toward the end of September, vastly exceeding previous estimates of NT$300 billion.
Taiwan's machine tool exports during the first seven months of the year were up slightly from a year earlier, an industry group said Friday, primarily because of the low baseline set in 2013.
Taiwan will study the possibility of launching cross-border stock trading with Japan in a bid to boost internationalization of the local market, Taiwan's top financial regulator said Friday.
Shares in Taiwan closed above the 9,300 point mark Friday for the first time since Aug. 4 after recent consolidation, as investors took cues from gains posted on Wall Street overnight to hunt bargains, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.032 to close at NT$30.020 after the local market staged a strong rebound, lifting demand for the local currency, dealers said.